Grand Rapids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Wyoming is West Michigan’s premier Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts training facility; we are part of Team Carlson Gracie, with Head instructor Clint Crabtree holding a Black Belt in BJJ. GRBJJ is a family friendly academy and welcomes visitors. If you are interested in trying out MMA you should give us a call or just stop by at any of the scheduled class times. We will be happy to give you a free tour of our facility, and you will be welcome to stick around and watch a class to see if you think it will be right for you. Come train with the best!
At GRBJJ, we teach men, women, and children the modern art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Head instructor, Clint Crabtree, is a certified BJJ blackbelt. Our program is part of team Carlson Gracie Jr., who is the grandson of founder Carlos Gracie. You will safely learn all aspect of the art in one of the best facilities in the Midwest. You will learn proper technique, drill different movements, and participate in live rolling (sparring). We offer both gi (with a uniform), and no-gi (without a uniform) classes. In BJJ gi class, you can earn rank in the form of colored belts. Belts go from (lowest to highest) white, blue, purple, brown, and black. Many of our students compete in competitions around the Midwest, and some do it just for recreation.
You can safely learn Mixed Martial Arts in one of the finest training facilities in the Midwest. With our 1,800 square feet of top of the line Zebra brand mats and a full pro 21 foot cage, you can safely learn the techniques that the pros use. Under the tutelage of head instructor Clint Crabtree and several experienced coaches, you will learn elements of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wrestling, Muai Thai, San Shou, Boxing, and more. Our classes feature a variety of modern cardio workouts, drilling technique, and live sparring.
Many GRBJJ students have dominated in MMA shows around the state, and we have won numerous title belts from different promotions in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Detroit. Many of our students love to fight, and some just like to train and learn the different arts.